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Why Telemedicine Should Be Integrated With EHRs, ACOs

“A veteran observer of telemedicine says that it’s time for the various technologies grouped under that rubric to be integrated with mainstream medicine so that patients can receive the appropriate care from the right provider at the right site of care, while reducing waste and duplication of effort.
In a lengthy editorial in the publication Telemedicine and eHealth, Rashid Bashshur, director of telemedicine at the University of Michigan Health System, also argued that this form of care delivery is essential to accountable care organizations (ACOs).”

Ken Terry, InformationWeek, 9 May 2013
Article (Bashshur 2013)

10 May 2013 | Categories: News | Country: United States | EHR: EHR, EHR USA | Tag(s): ACO, integration, Monitoring, Telemedicine
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